Support

Systems and Software Supported

Operating SystemVersions Supported
Microsoft Windows 7 or 10
Macintosh OSOS X 10.10 or higher
LinuxRedHad Linux 6 or higher
SoftwareVersions Supported
Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
Maple
Minitab
Microsoft AccessOffice 2010 or higher
Microsoft ExcelOffice 2010 or higher
Microsoft Internet ExplorerVersion 10 or higher
Microsoft OutlookOffice 2010 or higher
Microsoft PowerPointOffice 2010/2016
Microsoft WordOffice 2010 or higher
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
SPSSVersion 23 or higher
SAS
SoftwareVersions SupportedSpecial Notes
Adobe AcrobatVersion 10 or higher
Adobe ReaderVersion 10 or higher
Adobe Creative Cloud
Microsoft OfficeVersion 2011 and 2016
Mozilla FirefoxVersion 48++
Apple Mail Optional E-mail client for Exchange
Safari
Google Chrome

Computer Recommendations

The Help Desk assists students, faculty, and staff identify the system that will meet their needs.

The Dell Brock Premier Site offers special pricing for Brock students, faculty, and staff personal computers. To purchase a computer for use in a Brock department please contact Client Services or visit our OneBrock site for more information.

The recommendations below are the minimum system requirements preferred at Brock.

These are the suggested minimum requirements for a PC. Note that systems with less resources may not be able to properly run O365 or other software supported on campus.

ComponentSuggetion
ProcessorIntel i5
Memory (RAM)4 GB RAM
Hard Drive250 GB
Video Card512 MB
Optical DriveDVD-ROM
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro

These are the suggested minimum requirements for a MAC. Note that systems with less resources may not be able to properly run O365 or other software supported on campus.

ComponentSuggestion
ProcessorIntel i5
Memory (RAM)4 GB RAM
Hard Drive250 GB
Operating SystemOS X 10.10 (OS X 10.11 preferred )

Visit the Dell Brock Premier Site for special pricing for Brock students, faculty, and staff personal computers.

Brock offers limited technical support for personal devices however you may be directed to the computer manufacturer or dealer for warranty replacements or specific support issues.

To request support for Brock owned computers and/or devices please submit a Help Desk ticket.

Visit the Dell Brock Premier Site

Dell offers special pricing to Brock students, faculty, and staff purchasing personal computers.